Top things to do in Old San Juan Puerto Rico
Old San Juan feels like a refreshing step back in time. Between the seemingly endless history it offers and the romantic nature of the hand-paved cobblestone roads, you’ll be sure to want to spend a day or two checking it out. Below are some of the must-see spots of the community as well as top-rated places to eat and drink in Old San Juan.

Don't leave Old San Juan before you see these

La Perla

La Perla

A historic local community on the coast of Old San Juan. Recovery efforts after Maria were outstanding for this community.

Charming Streets

Charming Streets

Take in the beautiful architecture that gives Old San Juan its charm.

La Factoría

La Factoría

For salsa dancing, drinking, & to be where Despacito was filmed!

Calle de la Fortaleza

Calle Fortaleza

Iconic street of umbrellas by the governors mansion.

Base of El Morro

Base of El Morro

A beautiful walkway on the coastline beneath El Morro.

El Morro Fort

El Morro Fort

Beaming with history, these forts are a huge reason millions visit San Juan each year.

Paseo de la Princesa

Paseo de la Princesa

A walkway and monumental fountain with statue of the nuns.

Bacardi

Bacardi

A quick ferry over to Casa Bacardi for tours and tasting.

Eat or Drink in Old San Juan

Just a short 2-3 minute Uber, 5-10 minute bike ride or a 20-30 minute walk and you’ll be in the historic Old San Juan where you will be in the heart of tons of restaurants, activities and sights.

La Casita

La Casita de Rones

Beautiful waterside bar with great Caribbean dishes.

Señor Paleta

Señor Paleta

A refreshing variety of gelato, sorbet and sugar-free treats.

Café Berlin

Café Berlin

One of the few that is great for any meal of the day. Native, Caribbean, vegan and gluten free options.

Mezzanine

Mezzanine

Very tourist-friendly. Small rooms, homey vibes and great for happy hour cocktails.

Stuffed Avocado

Stuffed Avocado

Curated or custom bowls and gluten-free options.

Chocobar Cortés

Chocobar

Café setting, great for brunch. Infused chocolate in every dish!

Barrachina

Barrachina

Original birthplace of the Piña Colada!

La Verguenza

La Verguenza

Go for the views of the ocean and La Perla, stay for the cheap drinks and delicious apps!

Do it for the 'gram

Use the hashtag #oldsanjuan on Instagram and see what I mean… Old San Juan is a photographers dream! Don’t forget to tag @plentifulviews to show us the awesome time you’re having!

Calle de la Fortaleza

Calle de la Luna

El Morro

La Perla

OSJ Balconies

Base of El Morro

Casa de España

Calle Imperial

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The Unit

The Unit

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The Building

The Building

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Planning your Stay

Planning your Stay

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